Opera Ebony, Heritage Weekend, The Art of the Spiritual, Janinah Burnet
About Opera Ebony: Opera Ebony is the longest-operating African-American Opera Company in the United States. It performs operas from the standard European repertoire in addition to newly commissioned works that engage with African-American history. Founded in 1973, the company has served as a professional platform for thousands of American artists, administrators and the technical staff who help them to refine their talent and perfect their craft. In New York City, Opera Ebony has performed at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Brooklyn Academy Of Music, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Beacon Theatre, and the Manhattan Center. The company has partnered with several major international orchestras, opera companies, and music festivals, including the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, the Finnish National Opera, the Estonia Philharmonic, and the Savonlinna Music Festival.
Opera Ebony's Heritage Weekend begins on Saturday, February 9, 2013 with The Art of The Spiritual, taught by Florence Quivar at the Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew (In the chapel), 263 West 86th Street, New York, NY. Tickets: General Admission is $10. For more information call: 646.275.6349.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
• Janinah Burnett, (Soprano)
• Karen Parks, Soprano
• Patrick Dailey, Counter-tenor
• K'idar Miller, Tenor
• Anthony Turner, Baritone
• Davone Tines, Bass-baritone
• Music Director - Wayne Sanders
• Associate Music Director- James Davis (The Abyssinian Baptist Church)
• General Manager - Gregory Sheppard
Tickets: General Admission is $25; Students $15 (with a valid ID). To purchase tickets visit: www.etix.com. Call: 646.275.6349.
Tickets are also available by mail:
P.O. Box 230760
New York, NY 10023
The concert also takes place at the Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew (Main Sanctuary).